bin/176746: Document a bug (unusual 2K block media) with src/sbin/fsck_msdosfs/
brde at optusnet.com.au
Fri Mar 8 13:30:02 UTC 2013
The following reply was made to PR bin/176746; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Bruce Evans <brde at optusnet.com.au>
To: "Julian H. Stacey" <jhs at berklix.com>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org, freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: bin/176746: Document a bug (unusual 2K block media) with
Date: Sat, 9 Mar 2013 00:26:18 +1100 (EST)
On Fri, 8 Mar 2013, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> Document a 2K block media bug to src/sbin/fsck_msdosfs/fsck_msdosfs.8
> Analysis here
> Apply patch (appended)
> *** 9.1-RELEASE/src/gen/sbin/fsck_msdosfs/fsck_msdosfs.8 Sat Nov 17 09:47:20 2012
> --- new/src/gen/sbin/fsck_msdosfs/fsck_msdosfs.8 Thu Mar 7 23:28:43 2013
> *** 121,123 ****
> --- 121,126 ----
> utility is
> + .br
> + Devices with 2K media blocks fail, for analysis & work around see
> + http://www.berklix.com/~jhs/txt/sigmatel/#bsd2k
> The real fix will be to write some C.
> This bug affects at least both FreeBSD & NetBSD.
> Both were informed to mail lists, links to both archives here
> If I write (unikely) or hear of patches to fix it, they will first appear here:
This is reported and fixed in PR 153426.
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